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Material Deprivation, the EU 2020 Poverty Target, and the Developmentof Social Indicators

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the use of material deprivation indicators in monitoring progress and setting targets to reduce poverty in Europe. It highlights some key implications of the approaches and ... More


Using Nonmonetary Deprivation Indicators to Analyze European Poverty and Social Exclusion

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Research and monitoring of poverty in rich countries relies primarily on household income to capture living standards and distinguish the poor. Significant efforts have been made to broaden the ... More


Europeanization of Inequality and European Reference Groups

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter takes advantage of the availability of European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions data for the full range of European countries to address both weak and strong versions of ... More


Anomalies in European Measures of Poverty and Social Exclusion

Neil Gilbert

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter questions the usefulness of the measures of material deprivation chosen by the EU as part of their portfolio of social indicators. It argues that although these income-based measures ... More


The Impact of Social Transfers on Income Poverty and Material Deprivation

Geranda Notten and Anne-Catherine Guio

in Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

In 2010, the European Union (EU) committed to lifting at least 20 million people out of poverty and social exclusion, using income poverty, severe material deprivation, and (quasi-)joblessness as ... More


Impact of the Economic Crisis on Children in Rich Countries

Yekaterina Chzhen, Brian Nolan, Bea Cantillon, and Sudhanshu Handa (eds)

in Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter provides an overview of how the Great Recession affected the economies of the industrialized world and fed through to social spending and to key indicators of child poverty and material ... More


Growing up in Poverty: Children and the Great Recession in Spain

Sara Ayllón

in Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter provides a diagnosis of the economic ill-fare of Spanish children since 2008 with the objective of assessing the impact that the Great Recession has had on them. The results show ... More


Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Bea Cantillon, Yekaterina Chzhen, Sudhanshu Handa, and Brian Nolan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The 2008 financial crisis triggered the worst global recession since the Great Depression. Many OECD countries responded to the crisis by reducing social spending. Through eleven diverse country case ... More


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